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 Bill Status of HB0395  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jay C. Hoffman - Thomas Holbrook - Sandra M. Pihos - Sidney H. Mathias - Monique D. Davis, Milton Patterson, Jack D. Franks, Cynthia Soto, Donald L. Moffitt, William Davis, William Delgado, John D'Amico and Linda Chapa LaVia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Frank C. Watson, James F. Clayborne, Jr. and William R. Haine)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0602

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2310/2310-612 new
30 ILCS 105/5.640 new
35 ILCS 5/507EE new
35 ILCS 5/509from Ch. 120, par. 5-509

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a tax checkoff for the Blindness Prevention Fund. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Fund. Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health to make grants to charitable or educational entities in Illinois for the purpose of funding (i) public education on the importance of eye care and the prevention of blindness and (ii) the provision of eye care to children, senior citizens, and other needy individuals whose needs are not covered by any other source of funds. Sets forth requirements for the grants. Requires the Department to create an advisory committee to make recommendations concerning the grant proposals. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
35 ILCS 5/510from Ch. 120, par. 5-510

Further amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Adds the Blindness Prevention Fund to the list of other tax checkoff funds monitored by the Department of Revenue.

DateChamber Action
  1/25/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  1/26/2005HouseFirst Reading
  1/26/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/28/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  2/2/2005HouseAssigned to Revenue Committee
  2/3/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/3/2005HouseRecommends Be Adopted Sub-committee/ Revenue Committee; 003-000-000
  3/3/2005HouseRemains in Revenue Committee
  3/3/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Revenue Committee; 012-000-000
  3/3/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/5/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Milton Patterson
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Delgado
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/6/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 7, 2005
  4/7/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Frank C. Watson
  4/11/2005SenateFirst Reading
  4/11/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  4/13/2005SenateAssigned to Revenue
  4/13/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  4/21/2005SenateDo Pass Revenue; 009-000-000
  4/21/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 3, 2005
  4/22/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  5/3/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Frank C. Watson
  5/3/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/11/2005SenateSecond Reading
  5/11/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 12, 2005
  5/13/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Frank C. Watson
  5/13/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  5/16/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Revenue
  5/16/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Revenue
  5/18/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Adopted Revenue; 007-000-000
  5/18/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Adopted Revenue; 007-000-000
  5/19/2005SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/19/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Watson
  5/19/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Watson
  5/19/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/19/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/20/2005HouseArrived in House
  5/20/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/25/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  5/25/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/26/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-002-000
  5/29/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 114-000-000
  5/29/2005HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2005HouseSent to the Governor
  8/16/2005HouseGovernor Approved
  8/16/2005HouseEffective Date August 16, 2005
  8/16/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0602

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